Heated disputes can be sparked by many causes, such as a parental relocation, a new stepparent on the scene, differing opinions over prescriptions for medication or general parenting styles. In a healthy marriage, some differences are normal and expected, but during divorce, these issues often become high-conflict points.
Getting coached on how to communicate with the other parent in a low-conflict way is one key to these types of high-conflict child custody events. Make the goal to always lower the temperature during disputes and shield the children from the conflict. However, if necessary, it may be necessary to seek legal protection when a custody battle becomes heated.
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